Sunday, December 6, 2020

 


Highlights



In 2009, in 98th Davis Cup, Spain defeated Czech Republic in Barcelona (5-0)


In 2014, in 23rd SEC Championship Game, #1 Alabama beat #14 Missouri, 42-13


In 2014, in 10th ACC Championship Game, #2 Florida State beat #12 Georgia Tech, 37-35

Saturday, December 5, 2020


Highlights


In 1999, 88th Davis Cup: Australia beat France in Nice (3-2)

In 2004, 93rd Davis Cup: Spain beat USA in Seville (3-2)

In 2010, 99th Davis Cup: Serbia beat France in Belgrade (3-2)

Friday, December 4, 2020

 


Highlights



In 2007, Ballon d'Or: Milan's Brazilian midfielder Kaká was named best football player in the world; first year in which players from clubs outside the UEFA federation eligible for nomination


In 2011, in the 100th Davis Cup: Spain beat Argentina in Seville (3-1)


In 2018, Ownership group Seattle Hockey Partners led by billionaire businessman Davis Bonderman were unanimously granted an NHL license by the Board of Governors; to start play 2020-21 season at KeyArena

Thursday, December 3, 2020

 


Highlights



In 1901, At the MLB meeting, the Milwaukee Brewers franchise was officially dropped from the American League and replaced by the St. Louis Browns


In 1921, at the CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto, Toronto Argonauts won 2nd Championship; beat Edmonton Eskimos, 23-0


In 1929, Boston Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1, the first win of an NHL record 14-game winning streak, and a 22-game home winning streak

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

 


Highlights



In 1934, Toronto Maple Leafs beat St. Louis Eagles, 4-3 to set an NHL record for the most wins to start the season with 8; Leafs did it again 59 years later; won 10 in a row to start 1993-94 season


In 1947, In first cricket Test match between the 2 nations, India was dismissed for 58 by Australia in Brisbane; fast bowler Ernie Toshack took 5 for 2 off 2.3 overs; Don Bradman scored 185 as Australia won by an innings & 226 runs


In 1978, Australian cricket fast bowler Rodney Hogg debuted in 1st Test v England in Brisbane; after Australia were all out 116, Hogg made instant impact by dismissing both high profile England openers Graham Gooch (2) and Geoff Boycott (13)

Monday, November 30, 2020

 


Highlights



In 1872, First international soccer game was held, Scotland drew with England (0-0) in Glasgow


In 2013, Australia beat New Zealand 34-2 in the 14th Rugby league World Cup


In 2019, Australian batsman David Warner smashed 335 not out in the 2nd Test against Pakistan which was the second-highest Test score by an Australian (Mattthew Hayden 380) and highest Test score at the Adelaide Oval

Sunday, November 29, 2020

 


On this day



In 1981, Greg Chappell scored 201 v Pakistan at The Gabba (Brisbane)


In 1991, Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath was made, v Australia at the Gabba


In 2015, British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton finished 2nd in season-ending Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix to win his 3rd overall, and 2nd consecutive World Drivers Championship by 59 points from teammate Nico Rosberg

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